How we spent our Sukkot Holiday: With the kids out of school for the Sukkot holiday, we decided to do something unique, non-traditional, and just plain yummy over the break…. we hosted a Sukkot Sushi Outreach! Thanks to the help of the some of the YWAM team, we introduced the kids to the deliciousness of [...]
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This past weekend I had the pleasure of throwing a birthday party for one special little girl….. When I was little girl my mom always made us fun, amazing cakes, accompanied by gifts and friends we had invited. We would play games, eat cake and ice cream, and have a special celebration… Birthday’s were always [...]
You’re probably wondering what exactly is Injera?!? Well, you wouldn’t be alone…. Before I started working with Eritrean’s I had never heard of Injera either, but I’ll let you in on a little secret…. it’s amazingly delicious!!! Injera is a staple in Eritrean and Ethiopian food and is an incredible 3 in 1: food, eating [...]
The moment I heard Chris Tomlin’s song, I Will Follow, I knew this was going to be the basis of my new video. The song is incredible, and it just spoke to me in an intimate way. The words are exactly how I feel about my calling and work here in Israel. Enjoy and thanks [...]
Our newest outreach has us hitting the streets on Friday evening to feed those who are struggling to do so on their own. Last night was our first time to take food to a local women’s shelter, which houses single mothers who also happen to be African Refugees. Approaching the shelter I had no idea [...]
Our second year of hosting Help Portrait was another successful outreach. We had 10 countries represented this year (up 3 from last year): Israel, The West Bank (Palestine), Sudan, Eritrea, Egypt, Ghana, Nigeria, The Congo, The Philippines, and The Ukraine. A HUGE thanks to everyone who helped make this possible, and to David, our amazing [...]
I am soooo excited to present Shine’s First Ministry Outreach Video, with the hope of many more to come….
So far so good. Two weeks of Monday Night Basketball, and both times have been a success. We split into two groups this past week, older and younger kids. Scott and Cole, an awesome father and son combo, took the older kids and taught them passing and lay-up drills while the rest of us played [...]
The WII has become an instant hit with one of the refugee boys from Eritrea, Johannas. He is especially fond of the Boxing game… as you can see from the picture below, he is pretty intense when he plays Thanks to everyone who played a part in his enjoyment!
For most parents, its inevitable! The moment your child reaches the age where the recorder is featured in music class as a beginner instrument. Hot Cross Buns, Three Blind Mice… the sounds of squeaking music filling the air. And what happens to all those lovely recorders after the year is over? There are closets and [...]